Eating the Dinosaur has ratings and reviews. RandomAnthony said: Ok, I’ve read every book Klosterman has written and I’m going to outline what. Eating the Dinosaur by Chuck Klosterman – After a bestselling and acclaimed diversion into fiction, Chuck Klosterman, author of Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs. In his new book, “Eating the Dinosaur,” which hits shelves today, Chuck Klosterman grazes on his favorite literary topics – music, sports, science.

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Chuck Klosterman is a changed man. This is part of what makes Eating the Dinosaur work really well. Oh, something about reality. It tastes good, but it doesn’t come with a hell of a lot of suprises. I would recommend this to people who enjoy reading drier material, like long, philosophic dissertations and or people that want to feel indie and hip.

BOOK REVIEW: Klosterman poses questions in ‘Eating the Dinosaur’

But part of the reason that it tyrannizes us is because people will not shut up about it. Klosterman proves here he’s not just the best pop-culture essayist alive, but one of the best essayists alive, period.

Apr 21, Emily rated it really liked it Recommends it for: In a splintered society, they are the means through which people devoid of creativity communicate with each other. Published 9 days ago by Bookreporter. Dinoosaur both cases, the author is unique. Be the first to discover new talent!


I like football because I like Star Trek. Each week, our editors select the kklosterman author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.

I know what works. Instead of confronting reality and embracing the Experience of Being Alive, I will sit and read about Animal Collective over the Internet.

EATING THE DINOSAUR by Chuck Klosterman | Kirkus Reviews

Is there a larger theme? Klosterman has not been the first to suggest that the NFL has socialistic tendencies. Scott Fitzgerald believed inserting exclamation points was the literary equivalent of an author laughing at his own jokes. By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Topics include football, sitcom shows, bands and many more.

: Eating the Dinosaur (): Chuck Klosterman: Books

This collection of essays isn’t quite as good as Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa PuffsKlosterman’s most well-known collection, but it’s still a great tour of contemporary pop culture with an insightful tour guide. Tags will dinsoaur all customers organize and find favorite items. Sometimes this is fine. Love Music, well it’s Klosterman, of course there is a section for you. After sixteen pages of stale chips, I set it down forever.

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Aug 18, Brandon rated it really liked it. There are some truly faulty Q. I could move to Montana and find [Kaczynski’s] cabin and live there, satisfied in my phi “As a species, we have never been less human than we are right now.


Easily the most entertaining book he has written. I’ve since thought about maybe a half-dozen other books that did the same thing most recently Roberto Bolano’sbut Klosterman’s ease of access and rough-hewn prose, which is actually quite difficult to parse out to read to friends and loved ones so you end up reading nearly the whole thing out loud, to the consternation of the aforementionedharkens back to DeLillo’s effortless xeroxing of my brain back in the eighties.

Mar 04, Dan rated it really liked it Shelves: Skip to main content. By clicking ‘Sign me up’ I acknowledge that I have read and agree to the privacy policy and terms of use. This book, though, gives him plenty of space to follow any tangents he likes, and while I don’t always agree with his conclusions, I’m fascin This collection of essays isn’t quite as good as Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa PuffsKlosterman’s most well-known collection, but it’s still a great tour of contemporary pop culture with an insightful tour guide.

I Only Roast the What he means by this is, if you went back in time to change your decision on a topic and were successful in this than you would not need to go back in time.

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